is a Roman historian and multidisciplinary artist based in Boston and Chicago. Lakshmi received her PhD in Classics from the University of Chicago in 2016 and is currently College Fellow of Ancient History in the Department of the Classics at Harvard University. As of July, she will be Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Columbia University.

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2.22 - “Italian Identities Abroad, 112 - 88 BCE.” Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

4.15 - “Sound, Indian American Femininities, and the Archive” (artist talk). Scripps College, Claremont, CA.

5.15 - “Hierapolis and its Associations.” SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

7.5 - “A Diversity of Mobilities in the Roman Empire.” 15th Congress of the Fédération internationale des associations d'études classiques and the Classical Association Annual Conference, London, U.K.